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Image Source: Vox Digital technology has impacted human behaviour for many years and continues to change our world and how we behave. Most recently, enforced social distancing due to the pandemic has seen the move of many aspects of our lives online, which has meant virtual meetings with friends and family and also limited interaction …

There’s a lot of interest right now in how different microbiomes–like the one made up of all the bacteria in our guts–could be harnessed to boost human health and cure disease. But Daniel Segrè has set his sights on a much more ambitious vision for how the microbiome could be manipulated for good: “To help …

A Caltech professor, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Southern California, has demonstrated for the first time a new technology for imaging the human brain using laser light and ultrasonic sound waves. The technology, known as photoacoustic computerized tomography, or PACT, has been developed by Lihong Wang, Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical …

Technology In association with Covid jolted our workforces into tech literacy – there wasn’t a choice. Now it’s time to check whether your new technology actually works for your employees. (Content Partnership) It was more than 18 months ago that Grant Frear first started talking about “humanising technology” – not just for customers but for …

When the San Francisco Bay Area experienced a record 30 consecutive days of worrisome air quality alerts in August and September, Mary Prunicki began taking blood samples from firefighters. The sky had turned orange from nearby wildfires. Thousands of firefighters would spend months battling the blazes, which would eventually scorch more than 4 million acres …

Jason Havey had his dream job, quit it, and seems to have found it again in an entirely new field. The CEO of Onnit, a health and fitness company, grew up wanting to work in hotels and became general manager of the top hotel in his hometown before discovering a new calling in wellness. Onnit …

“Chinese authorities will continue to face consequences as long as atrocities occur in Xinjiang,” said the Treasury Department’s Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control Andrea M. Gacki. “Treasury is committed to promoting accountability for the Chinese government’s human rights abuses, including arbitrary detention and torture, against Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities.” The US …

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted clinical trials, forcing many sponsor companies to either halt trials temporarily, shift to virtual or hybrid trials, or just lean more strongly on remote study management. As restrictions on in-person hospital visits were lifted and clinical trials resumed, technology companies were there to help upgrade our industry’s tools and modernize clinical …

Seal of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Human rights literally disappeared from former President Trump’s National Security Council (NSC) when he dropped the term from the position once known as the special assistant to the President for multilateral affairs and human rights. President Biden has appointed a new coordinator for democracy and …

Last summer, shortly after the first lockdown was relaxed enough to allow strangers to meet outdoors, Rosie, 35, an editor based in London, joined a man for a first date on Hampstead Heath. “He said: ‘I brought some wine with me, but the glasses are in my flat, round the corner.’ I’d only met him …